A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Datca in Turkey on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ytg. Unique identifier: us20009ytg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.43 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 05:04:00 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:04 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:04:00 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.43 km, 27.5913° East, 36.8602° North.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çine, Archángelos, Afántou (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km NNW of Datca, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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